The Warriors lost to the Timberwolves on Thursday afternoon (late Wednesday night in the Bay Area) in China.
Shortly thereafter, Steph Curry took to Instagram:
Why does this matter?
Because in late August, Kevin Durant said some not-so-nice things about Under Armour when he was a guest on The Bill Simmons Podcast.
Durant: "Nobody wants to play in Under Armours, I'm sorry. The top kids don't, because they all play Nike."
Simmons: "Have you talked to Steph about this?"
Durant: "No, but come on man. Everybody knows that. Nobody want to say nothin."
A couple weeks later, Curry let it be known that he talked to Durant about his comments.
“This is nothing that is going to put a wrench in the locker room,” Curry told Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer. "I told him that he has a certain opinion based on his experience growing up in the Nike business. What that means when it comes to the competition among shoe brands and universities and the whole grassroots system and whatnot – he’s entitled to that opinion obviously.
"But when it comes to what I’m trying to do with Under Armour, and what the Curry brand means and what Under Armour basketball means, that statement does not ring true at all.”
The fact that Curry and Durant are joking about the "sneaker war" on social media tells you everything you need to know...
Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller